Format: Hybrid (online except for clinical)
Time to Complete: 2 Years
Start Term: Fall
Location: Davidson Campus
The Cancer Information Management curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain a cancer data collection system that is consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and accreditation requirements.
Students will analyze health records according to standards set by various agencies, compile, maintain, monitor, and report cancer data for research, quality management, facility planning and marketing, abstract and code clinical data, and obtain survival data through yearly follow-up.
Graduates may be eligible to take the national certifying examination given by the National Cancer Registrars Association to become a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR). Employment opportunities include health care facilities, data organizations, and government agencies.
67 Credit Hours: $5,092
Student Fees: $386.25
The Cancer Information Management education program in Cancer Registry Management at Davidson-Davie Community College is accredited by the National Cancer Registrars Association, 1340 Braddock Place, Suite 203, Alexandria, VA 22314.
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